1. It is a gentle healing modality that has a long list of conditions that can benefit from it, and only a few conditions that are contraindicated.
2.It will teach you to have "listening hands" which will improve yourpalpation skills no matter what modality you are using.
3.It is done over the clothes which is helpful if you are working with children, the elderly, the disabled, or anyone that is physically or emotionally uncomfortable taking off their clothes.
4.It is especially beneficial in treating conditions that involve the brain & nervous system because you are specifically working with the tissues surrounding the brain & spinal cord and the cerebral spinal fluid that nourishes them.